The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 137 134 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.93% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £344 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £208 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £347 £210
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +65.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.53 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.69 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -15.75%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1165 1188 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.30% 37.46% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 764 545
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 -
Wiltshire -7 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) VB
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Migration
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) MS Office
9 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) Symantec
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.67%) Data Security
9 4 (16.67%) Workflow

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) InfoPath
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) MSI
3 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) WiX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Tester
4 1 (4.17%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) DataPower
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Data Security
3 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Security Auditing
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) VB
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.83%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) F#
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) MCAD
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) MCSD
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
2 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Symantec
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) SAP